The online world offers a wealth of resources for education, entertainment, and connection with other people. Unfortunately, the internet also poses new dangers, and those dangers threaten teens especially.
The Uncomfortable Conversation, grew out of the response to Sarah Beaulieu’s TEDx talk in 2016. Since then, she logged hundreds of hours talking to men on the topic of sexual violence and immersing herself in what makes sexual violence such a polarizing and uncomfortable topic.
“Through education individuals should be encouraged to find his or her own voice. Students should come to better understandings of themselves in multiple contexts, allowing them to understand the world better in the way that most plays to their own strengths.” -Marcia Y. Cantarella, PhD
The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.
The primary purpose of We Are All The Same Inside is to help all peoples and life long learners to embrace our common humanity, while exploring the various aspects of diversity.
Kyoung’s Pacific Beat is a peacemaking theater company based in Brooklyn, New York, which promotes a culture of peace through the production of new works of theater written and directed by Kyoung H. Park.
Christodora’s goal is to build leadership skills and academic success through an awareness and understanding of the natural environment.
Inspired by Gandhian principles, Apne Aap’s mission is to increase choices for at-risk girls and women in order to ensure access to their rights, and to deter the purchase of sex through policy and social change.
Venture Peacebuilding leverages the intellect, passion, and experience of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, and peacebuilders. Together, we are growing an eco-system of people and companies focused on disrupting systems of violence, building peaceful and resilient communities, and reclaiming the $14 trillion of global GDP annually lost to conflict.
The 9/11 Tribute Museum offers visitors the ability to learn factual information about the events, the unprecedented rescue and recovery operations and the rebuilding of both Lower Manhattan and of people’s lives. Visitors will discover the tremendous spirit of resilience and service that arose after the attacks, and are encouraged to honor the legacy of that spirit through volunteerism and acts of kindness in their own communities.
Joyful Heart Foundation began as a dream to help survivors heal in mind, body, and spirit. It has since grown into a national organization that is determined to transform the way society thinks about and responds to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse—while always keeping joy and survivors’ healing at the core of its work.
Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (VIP) was founded in 1984 to address the growing prevalence of domestic abuse and family violence in the Latino community. VIP’s mission is to lead Latina victims of domestic violence to safety, empower them to live free of violence and reach and sustain their full potential. They pursue their mission by raising community awareness, engaging in activism and providing culturally competent services.
Imagine Peace is a global initiative founded by Yoko Ono that utilizes a vast array of media platforms and works of art to communicate it’s message of peace and unity to the world. The initiative commenced with the construction of the Imagine Peace Tower, a memorial dedicated to her departed husband John Lennon in Reykjavik Iceland.
RISE is a grassroots nonprofit that was founded in 2014, its mission is putting an end to acid violence globally. The coalition was launched by Angie Vredeveld, a clinical psychologist who believed that meaningful change could be made through connecting and empowering individuals that are passionate about resolving the problem.